Tag: "gauge" at biology news
New study to investigate demise of coral reef ecosystems
...with a large-scale analysis of results in order to gauge
changes occurring across whole regions as a result of substantial bleaching events. It will be one of the only studies to look at the effects of bleaching over the medium to long-term and the first at such large scale. Project leader, Dr. Nichola...
OneWorld Health compiles comprehensive state of infectious diarrhea treatments, potential solutions
...up meetings, issue reports and present findings to gauge
international interest and potential research and development paths. "This neglected disease area is devastating, not only because one in 200 children who contract infectious diarrhea will die from it, but for those who survive, it has a lifelong, ...
Computer models expose humans as main cause of caribou decline
... how well they do is generally a good indicator to gauge
the overall health of the forests where they live," he added. Working in the U of A Department of Renewable Resources, Weclaw and his PhD supervisor, Dr. Robert Hudson, developed computer models that simulate the ecosystem of a 20,000 square km area ...
Study reveals why eyes in some paintings seem to follow viewers
... parts of the torso. In a second task, they used a gauge
figure (a circle with a needle sticking out) that had to be placed on the torso so it looked to be flat against the surface (The needle had to appear like it was perpendicular to the surface of the torso). This allowed the researchers to determine ho...
Highlights of the October 2004 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...excess weight among kids. To gauge
parents' thoughts on school vending machines, researchers at the University of Minnesota conducted focus groups, from which five major themes emerged (in order of importance): Student control/choice: Parents saw high school as a time for t...
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